To promote adoption of conservation practices, Lafayette Ag Stewardship Alliance (LASA) is offering cost-share funds to farmers to do trials of cover-crop and planting green. This program is open to members and non-members and has three options (Choose one):
- Plant cover crops that over winter: $40 per acre for up to 25 acres. Members and non-members who have not planted cover crops in the past five years and agree to do so in the fall of 2021.
- Plant a multispecies cover crop mix: $60 per acre for up to 25 acres. Members and non-members who are planting a multi-species cover crop mix over the winter of 2021. At least one species must survive the winter.
- Plant green into a Winter cover crop in the Spring of 2022: $60 per acre for up to 25 acres. Members and non-members who plant green into a cover crop in the Spring of 2022. The cover crop must not be grazed, hayed, or terminated until the spring crop is planted.
All individual farm data is confidential. You can either complete the form online: click here or fill out the form below by Nov. 15 to enroll.